Toddler Reinfused with Umbilical Cord

Lucy Hinchion, aged 20 months, is the youngest person in the world to have her umbilical cord blood reinfused. Her umbilical cord blood was stored [...]

By | January 11th, 2017 |Medical, Research|Comments Off on Toddler Reinfused with Umbilical Cord

Airline Survey

Airline Survey Diabetes NSW & ACT contacted airlines that fly in and out of Sydney airport with a specific objective. We wanted to know: how well [...]

By | November 29th, 2016 |Uncategorized, Medical|Comments Off on Airline Survey

What is Metformin?

Metformin is a medication commonly used to help people with type 2 diabetes look after their blood glucose levels. It belongs to the class of [...]

By | November 17th, 2016 |Medical|Comments Off on What is Metformin?

Young men top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages

Young men aged between 14-30 years are the top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages, drinking up to 1.5 litres a day, according to the Australian Bureau [...]

By | October 19th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research, Food and diet, Media Releases|Comments Off on Young men top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages

New study – type 2 diabetes prevention in men

Are you: male aged 50-74 overweight not diabetic? NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, The University of Sydney invites you to join a diabetes prevention study. This research [...]

By | September 11th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research|Comments Off on New study – type 2 diabetes prevention in men

Medtronic Product Correction Notice: MiniMed 640G Insulin Pump

Medtronic, in consultation with the TGA, has initiated a recall for product correction of the MiniMed 640G insulin pump. It has been identified that, in [...]

By | July 24th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Technology|Comments Off on Medtronic Product Correction Notice: MiniMed 640G Insulin Pump

Medtronic Product Correction Notice: MiniMed Sure T Infusion Sets

The following advice is important safety information from Medtronic Diabetes regarding their Medtronic MiniMed® Sure T® Infusion Sets: Click here to view details of the product [...]

By | June 29th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Technology|Comments Off on Medtronic Product Correction Notice: MiniMed Sure T Infusion Sets

Leading NSW diabetes researchers receive more than $1.1m in research grants

28 May 2015 Diabetes Australia awards $3.5m in research grants to leading Australian diabetes researchers Through the Diabetes Australia Research Program, Diabetes NSW announces grants worth [...]

By | June 1st, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research, Awards, Media Releases|Comments Off on Leading NSW diabetes researchers receive more than $1.1m in research grants

Women with prior depression more likely to develop gestational diabetes

A past history of depression may increase the chance of women developing gestational diabetes, a Chicago study has found. The aim of the study led [...]

By | April 13th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Research, Diabetes and a Healthy Mind|Comments Off on Women with prior depression more likely to develop gestational diabetes

Type 2 diabetes in younger people: small but significant

There are seven recorded cases in England and Wales of girls, aged 5 to 10 years old, with type 2 diabetes and according to the [...]

By | April 11th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Research, Food and diet, Fitness|Comments Off on Type 2 diabetes in younger people: small but significant
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